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Cameron Diaz Biography

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Born:

August 30, 1972 in sunny San Diego, California

Personal Quote:

"I would kiss a frog even if there were no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs."

Million Dollar Club:

She was the second actress to be paid $20 Million for a movie role when she signed on for Charlies Angels: Full Throttle in 2003. Julia Roberts was the first actress to hit that coveted mark.

Broken Bones:

After repeatedly breaking her nose, Cameron underwent corrective surgery in 2006.

Romantic History:

Cameron dated and lived with Carlos De La Torre for five years. She also lived with Matt Dillon in the 90's.

She was briefly engaged to actor Jared Leto in 2000.

Cameron dated popstar Justin Timberlake from 2003 to 2007.

In 2008, she dated John Mayer, Criss Angel, and Paul Sculfor.

Famous Classmates:

She went to high school with rapper Snoop Dogg.

Family Roots:

Cameron's father is Cuban and her mother has Cherokee ancestry. Cameron left home at 16 and lived in Japan, Australia, Mexico, Morocco, and Paris.

More Quotes From Cameron:

"I'm like every other woman: a closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear: So I wear jeans."

"One thing I realized from Julia Roberts is that when you're the star of the film, the crew looks to you to set the tone of everyday work."

"Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity."

"I grew up with a lot of boys. I probably have a lot of testosterone for a woman."

"Growing up, I was the plain one. I had no style. I was the tough kid with the comb in the back pocket and the feathered hair."

"If you think you have a right to your body and you have a right to say what happens to you and fight off that danger of losing that, then you should vote."

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